Peru

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in Peru

Official name:Republic of Peru
Capital:Lima
Area:total: 1,285,220 sq km
water: 5,220 sq km
land: 1.28 million sq km
Climate:varies from tropical in east to dry desert in west; temperate to frigid in Andes
Location:Western South America, bordering the South Pacific Ocean, between Chile and Ecuador
Geographic coordinates:10 00 S, 76 00 W
Comparative Area:slightly smaller than Alaska
Land boundaries:total: 5,536 km
border countries: Bolivia 900 km, Brazil 1,560 km, Chile 160 km, Colombia 1,496 km (est.), Ecuador 1,420 km
Coastline:2,414 km
Terrain:western coastal plain (costa), high and rugged Andes in center (sierra), eastern lowland jungle of Amazon Basin (selva)
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Pacific Ocean 0 m
highest point: Nevado Huascaran 6,768 m

Map of Peru

Map of Peru

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